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Title Einstein's big idea / written, produced and directed by Gary Johnstone.

Publication Info. [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 530.11 EINSTEIN'S    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  DVD530.092 N856    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 530 EINSTEIN'S    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 530.11 EI68EI c.2  Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  DVD 530.11 EINSTEIN'S c.2  Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 530.092 EI6    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD 530.11 EIN    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Balcony  AV DVD 530.092 E35EB    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD 530.092 EINSTEIN'S    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD 530.092 EINSTEIN'S c.2  Check Shelf

Description 1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Nova
System Details DVD, all regions (NTSC); Dolby stereo.; letterboxed, PC with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader required for special features.
Note Documentary.
Cast Aidan McArdle, Shirley Henderson.
Performer Narrator, John Lithgow.
Credits Director of photography, Christopher Titus King ; film editor, Rick Aplin.
Event Originally aired on PBS as a segment of the television program Nova.
Note Based on book, E=mc² : a biography of the world's most famous equation, by David Bodanis.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom.
Note Special features: printable materials for educators; access to the NOVA website.
Language English dialogue; closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Mass (Physics)
Force and energy.
Mathematical physics.
Physicists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Johnstone, Gary, 1959-
McArdle, Aidan.
Henderson, Shirley, 1965-
Lithgow, John, 1945-
WGBH Video (Firm)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Bodanis, David. E=mc².
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593753179
Standard No. 783421388895
Music No. WG38889 WGBH Boston Video
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